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tainment that Human Invention can
produce, " and certainly Professor Baker's
Dramatic Technique will increase our
pleasure in the fascinating art of the
The Salmagundi Club. By William
Henry Shelton, Boston and New York:
Houghton Mifflin and Company.
Mr. William Henry Shelton has given
us a delightful volume in his history of
The Salmagundi Club, pages of which
are charmingly enlivened with drawings
by Charles S. Chapman. The Salma-
gundi Club is one of the most interesting
organizations in New York and one
which has scarcely been outrivaled in
the practical encouragement it has given
Commemoration of the Centenary of
the Birth of James Russell Lowell.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
The volume Commenoration of the Cen-
tenary of the Birth of James Russell Lowell,
February 22, 1819, published for the
American Academy of Arts and Letters,
is an attractive volume conservatively
and well printed, a volume well suited
to the occasion. The frontispiece to the
book is a photograph of Lowell taken
Theodore Roosevelt. By Russell J.
Wilbur, Boston and New York: Hough-
ton Mifflin Company.
Russell J. Wilbur, with the courage
of his convictions, knows how to hammer
in truths straight from the shoulder.
His Theodore Roosevelt sketched in classic
Sonnets and Quatorzains, is boldly drawn
and fearlessly colored. From the Proems,
the first Grave and the second Gay, one
can see what sturdy admiration guides
the facile pen of the author. Grave
or gay, the great Theodore is the "epic
hero" of Columbia's "living page;" but
the sincerity of the artist is shown in
the fact that his brush lays on the
shadows as well as the bright spots in
the character of the Great American,
and Roosevelt himself was big enough
to appreciate this. Mr. Wilbur has